Emerging’s commitment to the retail food service sector

Retail Food Service businesses are those institutions and companies primarily engaged in preparing meals, snacks and beverages, to customer order, for immediate consumption on and off the premises.

In 2012, The worldwide retail foodservice sales have gone from $2.6 trillion in 2012 to a projected $3.4 trillion in 2017 Retail Food Service sector plays a critical part in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 because of its key role in providing meals to billions of customers and providing jobs to employees around the world. The sector must build around education, awareness, actions based programs, and a core commitment to creating sustainable retail food service businesses. It's quite simple, if Retail Food Service sector is on the path of achieving the SDGs then the world is on the path as well. 

Emerging has the unique expertise to host a variety of events in conjunction with the United Nations: side-events during UN processes, agriculture or business days, partnership forums.

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) participated in the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This meeting is the first of many meetings and processes that will take place to monitor progress in meeting the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Emerging ag is proud to provide communication and engagement support to Target Malaria. Target Malaria is a global research consortium working to save millions of lives from malaria by developing novel vector control methods.

The International Agri-Food Network (IAFN) was formed in 1996 as an informal coalition of international trade associations involved in the agri-food sector at the global level.

The UN declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses, and Emerging acted as the Secretariat for the Global Pulse Confederation’s IYP Activities.

The Prairie Oat Growers Association represents Canadian oat growers, and with them we have created an outreach campaign, including a website Avena Canadiense, targeted at Mexican consumers.

As founding chairperson in 2008, of Farming First, Robynne Anderson remains engaged in the Farming First coalition.

Emerging Ag has worked with the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) on a number of projects.

Emerging ag helped coordinate CFI’s 2nd International Stewardship Symposium, held July 14th and 15th, 2015, in Calgary, Canada.

Emerging assisted in completing three social media pieces for the International Seed Federation which speak to the value of plant breeding, seed, and biodiversity.